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A Book Lover's Diary

edited by Shelagh Wallace

illustrated by Scott McKowen

Publisher
Firefly Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2003
Category
General, Books, Books & Reading
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781552090152
    Publish Date
    Sep 2003
    List Price
    $14.95

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Description

"I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train."
-- Oscar Wilde

A Book Lover's Diary is a journal for noting personal discoveries from the books read and recording the books on a wish list. A Book Lover's Diary is a welcome companion during forays to libraries and bookstores when the titles of books wanted can vanish from memory.

Well-organized and practical, this book features separate sections for:

Beautifully detailed woodcuts illustrate the pages and quotations describe the joy of books and reading. By keeping track of the books read and noting their effect, this journal becomes a valuable personal history.

 

About the authors

by Shelagh Wallace and illustrated by Lorraine Tuson and Brian Bean

Shelagh Wallace's profile page

Scott McKowen is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer. He works in scratchboard, an engraving medium in which white lines are carved into a black surface with a sharp blade. McKowen has illustrated a number of titles for a wide range of publishers. Based in Stratford, Ontario, he operates the design studio Punch & Judy Inc., which creates theatre posters and graphics for leading performance art companies across North America.

Scott McKowen's profile page

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